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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 131° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"938.10 miwest0° 01' 14.7"1.43 minorth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 41' 21.8"755.61 mieast0° 02' 55.2"3.35 minorth755.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 5:30 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:30 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:30 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:30 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:30 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 5:30 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Fri 5:30 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:30 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:30 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:30 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNortheast NE

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